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We are pleased to announce that Christine’s article, Smart Branding: Ten Suggestions for A Well Focused Brand, has been published in the April/May 2015 issue of 20/twenty Architecture & Beyond. This article focuses on the top ten essentials for creating an original, well organized brand.

This Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 3-4:30pm at Hennessey + Ingalls Santa Monica, Andrea Ponsi will sign his new book, “San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions.” Ponsi’s illustrations unravel the multifaceted beauty of one of America’s favorite cities.

Christine Anderson visited with long-time friends Richard Kuhlenschmidt, formerly of Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery (one of the city’s best, cutting edge contemporary galleries that everyone in the art world remembers), and his wife, Betty-Jo Tilley, Pacific Palisades based realtor extraordinaire, on site at Art LA Contemporary–at Marc Selwyn’s booth. Richard Misrach painting in background.

After Years in the Dark, Michael Hayden’s Noted Neon Sculpture in the Downtown Los Angeles Jewelry District was re-illuminated on January 22, 2015 On January 22, 2015, art luminaries and city officials gathered in downtown Los Angeles to honor public art and re-illuminate the critically acclaimed “Generators of the Cylinder” by light artist Michael Hayden, which had previously been dark for a decade. Watch on KNBC-4: General Manager of the Economic and Workforce Development… Read More

  Christine attended Art Basel Miami Beach this year, and attended most of the adjoining art fairs, as well. The weather was sensational—a tropical 85 degrees every day through midnight—and lasting all through the night for those who never left the parties! The art at the Convention Center was stellar, as were select pieces from PULSE Contemporary Art Fair further down the road. She also attended Design Miami, on site near the Convention Center, and… Read More

Here are our favorite snapshots from our summer trip to San Diego. Enjoy! Patio terrace of La Valencia Hotel We truly enjoyed the beauty of the entrance atrium of the San Diego Museum of Art in La Jolla. Majestic and spiritual with exraordinary light, and well curated exhibitions throughout. Performancee artist Tim Youd at the San Diego Museum of Art Andre Masson surrealist masterpiec​e 1910 San Diego Museum of Art Grand lobby of… Read More

The 2014 A+D Museum Gala, “Celebrate,” featured a fabulous fashion show of designer beach-clad models with architecturally-inspired surf attire, surfboards and skateboards. All items were available for auction, including spectacular paintings, photographs and coveted arch tours, such as an afternoon tour with Pritzker Prize-winning Thom Mayne and his latest architectural project, Emerson College on Sunset Blvd.

Over one hundred guests attended “Modern Design on the Coast” which kicked off this year’s Dwell on Design LA, the largest design event in America. Presented by the American Society of Interior Designers, the panel featured design editor and high-end interior design producer Vanessa Kogevinas, who moderated the event; Malibu’s signature architect Doug Burdge, AIA, of Burdge & Associates Architects, Inc.; luxury builder Michael Grosswendt of All Coast Construction; and noted interior… Read More

All Coast Construction was honored at the 44th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards earlier this month. The gala luncheon, hosted by the Los Angeles Business Council on June 4, 2014, drew hundreds of the region’s leading architects, designers and building professionals. More than 35 world-class projects from across the architectural spectrum were recognized at the Beverly Hilton for design excellence and community impact. All Coast Construction is the Construction Sponsor for Architecture and Design Museum… Read More